Mr. Rufus Berry Bio

 

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 Mr. Rufus Berry

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Mr. Rufus S. Berry II- is the former President of the Liberian Association of Northern California (LANC); Managing Partner and CEO of Berry & Gaye Financial Consulting, Part owner and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Liberty Finance, LLC (A micro-finance institution). Rufus was also a member of the Steering Committee that organized and hosted the 2005 All Liberian National Conference (ALNC) from April 14-16, 2005 in Columbia, Maryland. Rufus worked in Silicon Valley for many years as a Financial Analyst for Hewlett Packard and Agilent Technologies. He also worked for many years for the County of Alameda as a Finance/Budget Manager.During the early outbreak of the Ebola virus in Liberia, Rufus traveled to the United States. Using his professional network from years of experience working in the Northern California, Rufus returned to Liberia having mobilized over $20,000 USD worth of medical equipment and supplies in donations to fight against the deadly Ebola virus. The items were presented to Honorable Joseph Boakai, Vice President of the Republic of Liberia.http://www.liberianobserver.com/news/liberian-financial-expert-donates-us20000-protective-gears-ebola-fight Rufus is a 1984 graduate of the College of West Africa; in 1992 he earned a degree in Business Administration, with concentration in Finance. He received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.  He’s a member of the Episcopal Church, married to Adele C. Berry (author of the book - The V-Society http://www.vsocietybook.com/) and has two children, Rufus III & Samaria Anna Berry.